FanSnap

  • With $2.2M In New Funding, SeatGeek Acquires And Shuts Down Ticketing Competitor FanSnap

    With $2.2M In New Funding, SeatGeek Acquires And Shuts Down Ticketing Competitor FanSnap

    Ticketing startup SeatGeek is announcing that it has acquired FanSnap from Wize Commerce, which purchased the ticketing site two years ago. Co-founder Russ d’Souza told me that the deal closed in late November, around the same time that SeatGeek (which launched at the TechCrunch50 conference in 2009) closed $2.2 million in new funding from existing investors. The timing, he said, was… Read More

  • FanSnap Raises Another $5.2 Million For Its 'Kayak For Event Tickets'

    FanSnap Raises Another $5.2 Million For Its 'Kayak For Event Tickets'

    FanSnap, the startup that we’ve likened to a Kayak for event ticket searches, has closed a $5.2 million funding round led by Highland Capital Partners. As part of the deal, Richard de Silva of Highland will be joining the company’s board of directors. The new round brings FanSnap’s total funding to over $15.7 million, after a $10 million Series A round from General… Read More

  • FanSnap Is The New Kayak For Event Ticket Searches

    FanSnap Is The New Kayak For Event Ticket Searches

    Event tickets are a big business and startup FanSnap is entering the game with a compelling ticket search engine. FanSnap is launching the public beta of its nifty Kayak-like live ticket search engine for sports, concerts, and theater events. FanSnap, through partnerships, provides free ticket search results for close to 60 of the leading ticket providers, including StubHub, eBay, Ace… Read More